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CNBC
Oct 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> europe went off daylight savings time a week ahead of the u.s. back to full schedule next week. in the meantime, sandy is no longer a hurricane by name, but still making a major impact. storm made landfall monday night along new jersey east koer. still packing hurricane force sandy is expected to weaken, but the rain could linger. already at least ten deaths have been blamed on the storm. u.s. markets will be closed for a second day today. still electronic trading. the last time by the way the new york stock exchange was closed for more than a day because of weather, 1888. when a snowstorm piled up to 40-foot drifts. u.s. refineries had to shut nearly all the east coast fuel supplies ahead of sandy and they'll begin assessing damage today. three of the key six refineries shut down. analysts estimate sandy could cost between $5 billion and $10 billion in ensured losses. it would be the fifth costliest hurricane in u.s. history. sandy could cause more wind and flood damage than hurricane irene did last year. new york city and especially lower manhattan saw its shares of flooding
WHUT
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, creating a potentially devastating hybrid that could ravage parts of the u.s. northeast early next week. president obama took a break from campaigning thursday to cast an early ballot in his hometown of chicago. speaking at the polling center, obama encouraged americans to take advantage of early voting. >> for all of you who have not yet voted early, i just want everybody to see what an incredibly efficient process this was, thanks to the outstanding folks who are at this particular polling place. obviously, folks in illinois and take advantage of this. but all across the country, we are seeing a lot of early voting. it means you do not have to figure out whether you need to taint time off work, figure out how to pick up the kids, and still cast your ballot if something happens on election day, you'll have already taken care of it. and as bad weather, w you will weather,et. or in chicago, snowy. this was really convenient. >> campaigning in ohio, mitt romney predicted to supporters his election would mean an increase in workers' take-home pay. >> the president does not have a plan to g
CNBC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
to reposition for the future after what played out in the u.s. is it time for bp to do something controversial sand wade back into the u.s., a country chasing a very strong independent policy? >> then ear asking is it an inquire remember or inquiree. and that's a critical question for this juncture. it could be preying. and that's because of the way it's reshaped itself back to the core business. well done management, you've done everything you can do in the resur against phase. does it need new business to move the business forward. >> big energy names reporting. is this an area that you even . want to be in right now. >> go back to my inflation bug bear. what's interesting actually is that oil and crude oil prices are not the primary driver of inflation, so we actually complaint blame crude oil at that point, although everybody wants to blame it maybe the debate happens with a gallon of gas in the united states over the u.s. presidential election period. p so for me, yes, it's an oil company, yes, it's therefore dependent on the relationships in terms of the underlying price. yes, a lot of
PBS
Oct 30, 2012 4:30pm PDT
, bringing wind, rain, and snow to parts of the mid-atlantic and northeastern u.s. she has cut a path of destruction, flooding, and massive power outages as the death toll from the storm stands at 17 across seven states. even as sandy makes her way to canada, the destruction is devastating. high winds pushed the atlantic ocean up and over seawalls, flooding entire neighborhoods. the wind and water teamed up to cut power to millions of people along the eastern seaboard. the storm surge even continued today as sandy tracked through western pennsylvania and new york state. the storm has affected an estimated one out of every five americans, bringing some business to a standstill over flooding, closed airports, and no public transportation. while rescue efforts continue tonight, early damage estimates are still rough, running between $10 billion and $20 billion, according to eqecat. hurricane irene did $10 billion damage 14 months ago. >> susie: wall street was closed again today for the second straight day because of hurricane sandy. this is the first two-day weather-lateshutdown since 1
WHUT
Oct 30, 2012 7:30am EDT
>>> voter in chief. >> i can't tell you who i voted for. >> the u.s. president casts his ballot 12 days before most americans go to the polls. barack obama has served as an example in his campaign's effort to get out the vote. the president stopped at a polling station in his home in chicago. campaign strategists for barack obama and mitt romney say early voting could be' decisive factor in the election. obama became the first president to vote early. he urged his supporters to exercise their rights before election day november 6th. obama made the same pitch in the 2008 election. votes cast early accounted for 30% of the total. >> all across the country we're seeing a lot of early voting. it means you don't have to figure out whether you need to take time off work and figure out how to pick up the kids. >> experts say the share of early votes this time could reach 35%. the figure could exceed 60% in swing states such as colorado and florida. obama visited six battleground states during a swing to win over undecided voter. he slept on air force one to save time. the president spoke
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is the u.s. -- part of the world. where do you see progress within cities? where in the u.s.? >> we can point to smarter transportation and public safety and health care. that is not necessarily a smarter city. as marchers city, and it was alluded to a number of times this morning, -- a smarter city, and it was alluded to a number of times this morning, is a city of the complex group of systems. how do you take advantage of the integration of those systems. this is where we are lacking. take a building. you can have a building and you can implement the best building information management system that exists in the world. then you can implement the best physical security system in the world. you be doing pretty well. there is an opportunity there to even better your operation by integrating the two. think of the additional insight you could game and have you could run and manage the building more effectively. the same principle holds true for a city. why are we lagging other countries? sometimes we cannot get out of our own way. it is the way we are organized. it is the way we make decis
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 3:00pm PDT
the first to be convicted in the death of the u.s. border agent brian terry two years ago. two rifles known as operation fast and furious found at the shooting scene. the suspect pleaded guilty to first degree murder and faces up to life in prison. animal rights activist and dead fish in california, adds up to an amazing story in grapevine. up next, as the storm passes, the relief efforts gear up. [ male announcer ] this is steve. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. flavor, meet food. it's time for swanson flavor boost. concentrated broth in easy to use packets. mix it into skillet dishes, for an instant dose of... hell-o! [ female announcer ] get recipes at flavorboost.com. >> bret: the worst of the storm h
PBS
Oct 29, 2012 7:00pm PDT
stopping business, travel and the presidential election campaign. people in the u.s. northeast are looking out their windows and seeing the blurry images of a storm that's headed their way. weather experts have downgraded hurricane sandy to a post rao ople up wn the t a pelting coast. twpele are ship sank off of north carolina. several municipalities have declared a state of emergency. the storm is unusually large. it's expected to cut across new jersey over the next several hours. more than 6,000 houses have lost electricity. barack obama made a direct appeal to people in the hurricane's path. >> the most important message that i have for the public right now is please listen to what your state and local officials are saying. when they tell you to evacuate, you need to evacuate. >> 370,000 new yorkers who live close to the water have already left. city officials have shut down the transit system. businesses and shops have closed. workers are piling up sand bags in front of subway entrances and buildings. >> it's vr important. this is the stop the water from going into the subway. >> irene
KCSMMHZ
Oct 29, 2012 5:30pm PDT
in tokyo. people in the u.s. northeast are looking out their windows and seeing the blurry images of a storm headed their way. they're facing an onslaught of rain and wind as hurricane sandy pushing inland. two people are missing after a ship sank off north carolina. several municipalities in the storm's path have declared a state of emergency. forecasters say the storm is unusually large. it's expected to cut across new jersey over the next several hours. more than 6,000 houses in the state have already lost electricity. u.s. president barack obama made a direct appeal to people in the hurricane's path. >> the most important message that i have for the public right now is please listen to what your state and local officials are saying. when they tell you to evacuate, you need to evacuate. >> 370,000 new yorkers who live close to the water have left. the wind was so strong it bent the metal on a crane at this construction site. city officials have shet down the transit system. businesses and shops have closed. workers are piling up sandbags in front of subway entrances and buildin
KCSMMHZ
Oct 30, 2012 2:30pm PDT
storms sandy wreaks havoc in the u.s. and canada. >> swiss banking giant ubs announces plans to fire more than 10,000 employees and a treatment from investment banking. >> the man due to challenge angela merkel in next year's german elections denies neglecting his duties as a lawmaker by moonlighting. >> new york is closed for business in the aftermath of super storm sandy, which left at least 30 people dead. >> damages are likely to surpass those of last year's hurricane irene. sandy has move left much flooding in its wake, paralyzing new york's mass transit system and leaving millions in the dark -- sandy has left much flooding in its wake. >> here is more from america's most populous city. >> the storm has moved on, but the water remains. many of the city's road and subway tunnels are still flooded. public transport will be out of action for days to come. the effects of sandy can be seen on the streets -- residents are relieved that the worst is now behind them. >> well, last night, we could look down this street here, and we saw the river coming toward us. it actually look like someth
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
voting in key swing states, including virginia and ohio. no u.s. presidential election has ever been delayed or cancelled in our nation's history, but congress has the authority to do so. there's also been concern that the storm could delay friday's release of october unemployment numbers. the last jobs report before the election. as of this morning the labor department says it does intend to have those numbers available friday. meantime, both president obama and mitt romney have put their campaign trips on hold because of the storm and the need to deal with this aftermath. >>> a deadly school bus accident in northern kentucky monday afternoon, two pre-schoolers were killed when their bus overturned and slammed into a tree. four other children were taken to local hospitals. the bus driver escaped without being harm. the cause of this crash is still under investigation. >>> a shuffle for apple executives after some embarrassing software glitches and retail staff cuts. software chief scott forestall will be leaving next year. the reason, reported lit glitches in apple maps which gave u
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
by nasd which is the private sector regulator of the u.s. brokerage industry. the focus of this series is on financial regulation. and each year we have had a leading public official responsible in some way for u.s. financial regulation. this year our speaker is a tiny bit of a stretch. he was c.e.o. of freddie mac from mid 2009 to just a few months ago. while in that role he was not a public regulator, he was responsible for returning a very large public financial institution. freddie mac and fannie mae are what are called government sponsored entities, g.s.e.'s. for years they were described as private companies with a public of supporting housing, or, more simply, as mixed public-private enterprises. in september of 2008 both failed financially, were placed in government conservatorship. becoming quite unmixed, just public corporations. the g.s.e.'s have had many problems prior to the could have beenor ship. ed was not part of that, arriving about a year after conservatorship. but he was part of the solution. the task of running freddie mac is a big challenge. it is a very large bus
PBS
Oct 29, 2012 7:00pm PDT
tonight, hurricane sandy is ready to make landfall in the u.s., already it's an historic storm, with historic preparations. stock markets closed. and coast lines evacuated with tens of millions of people sitting in the forecast path of the massive storm. sandy is a huge storm expected to come ashore in southern new jersey. but the hurricane force winds have been battering the eastern seaboard for hours. those winds extend out 175 miles from the center of the storm. those winds are pushing the atlantic ocean up and over many coast-lines. from rhode island, south to the jersey shore. coastal flooding is a significant risk thanks to the storm surge, potentially reaching 11 feet in new york harbor. battery park on the tip of manhattan is under a mandatory evacuation, as waves already have topped the sea wall. low lying areas are at substantial risk of flood waters, including the wall street area, especially if the worst of the surge hits during high tide tonight, at 9pm eastern time. that threat of flooding was one reason u.s. stock marks were closed today, the first un- scheduled
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
publications in the u.s. are really focused on our national security apparatus and what it's doing, what it's thinking, how it evaluates things. and that's what gets this tremendous effort put into ferreting that information out and reporting it. well, a lot more to the story that's not being reported. what's actually going on on the grounds in pakistan are the claims that they make about efficacy of the strikes and the number of civilians dead correct claims? whether the broader consequences of this effort for u.s. relations with pakistan. for instance, if at the end of the day we wind up killing several hundred terrorists and would-be terrorists with minor collateral damage but we turn pakistan once defined as one of our closest non-nato allies into an irreconcilable enemy with nuclear weapons, that's not a success. >> david, i don't know where you come out on the drone thing, but let me just pose this. it seems to me as a person on, you know, litigating this issue that the government wants to have it both ways. they want to talk over and over again about the drone strikes but never tell
WHUT
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news. >> sandy strikes int he u.s. kills 16 and a surge washes through city is on the east coast. the big apple is a big blackout. the storm sparked fires as well as flooding in at least 50 homes in queens. >> so far this has involved about five buildings. we could not get any apparatus down the block. >> welcome to bbc world news. also coming up in this program, as the economic slowdown goes on, financial heavyweights meet in berlin for a financial solution. we find out how hollywood makes sure some of its blockbusters appear on chinese screens. hello, people come up on the east coast of america, waking up too damaged after storm sandy swept across the region. 16 people have been killed as a result of the storm and 16 million are without power. -- 6 million people are without power. >> hello and welcome to washington on the east coast of america where the devastating power of storm sandy was unleashed last night, leaving millions in new york without power and widespread flooding in lower manhattan. break hasas triggered a majo
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
, across the street from the u.s. capitol. the white truck that's about to drive by. >> traffic is light. all of that said, the u.s. government is poised to reopen tomorrow. >>> picking up lint and debris. cameras were found down the washington monument. 36 hours after the first raindrops fell, the major roads are passible again. and some flights have resumed in washington's reagan airport. >> other than being cupid up and being caught up in the hysteria, other than that, i lucked into the flight. >> subways reopened an hour ago. after being trapped indoors, people are back in the sidewalk. >> it's not pouring. >> so many headaches remain, trees toppled houses. 22 in one virginia city. more than a quarter are without power still. there is a mess in the street and still on the national mall. >> we didn't lose any trees. there were some in the mall and we lost some in the capitol grounds. >> also lingering some flood concerns. a lot of leaves and branches from the downed trees, are blocking storm drains. >> we have an ongoing flood concern. about half people, without power, without heat. l
PBS
Oct 30, 2012 2:30pm PDT
in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: as hurricane sandy continues to churn, our thoughts are with those who are dealing with loss of power. it has created an awkward situation with the presidential campaign just days to go. we are grateful jonathan martin joins us this evening. good he is the senior reporter for public ago. thank you for being here. fellowalk about the citizens impacted by this dangerous storm, your sense on how the campaigns navigate these storms. good >> it is a slow rolling reaction, starting yesterday. both campaigns have been canceling more of events, and both will be dark until at least tomorrow. i have talked with historians, trying to figure out when the campaign for president of the united states -- will effectively shut down while folks are voting and a week before: open nationally. it is a remarkable turn of events, and i do not think anyone knows what the outcome will be. tavis: i am a sports guy, so in any particular game, if there is something that causes a stoppage in the play, som
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 5:30pm EDT
'll be right back. it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. ?iel' be honest with you. i don't know what day it is, what month it is after looking at this. frostburg where they're still seeing plenty of snow and it's still falling at this hour. >> we're concerned with flooding and getting the lights on for some folks. >> let's check in with meteorologist wyatt everhart. >>> sandy continue times act the state with snow to the west, rain showers and mixed snow showers across northern parts of central maryland. we've got pretty big waves there. 's the broad circulation. you can see that the rain/snow mix is a reality for parts of the state. it's showing a little bit of a changeo
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
rerouted and are heading back home today. but now they have to go to four u.s. cities to get back home. >> all wait to london. >> reporter: instead of -- >> we were going to go washington to london. >> reporter: the sfo spokesman said more flights to some east coast cities could resume later today. if you have a red eye flight to boston or new york, you could be in luck. it will all depend on the weather conditions and the maimer airport on the east coast in new york and boston, philadelphia and washington. the airports have a lot of damage, not all of their flights may resume even after the storm passes. it's always good to call the airline ahead of time and check on your flight status before you leave. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> the city of san francisco is making final plans for tomorrow's big giants' victory parade. tara moriarty has more. >> reporter: that's right. good morning. we've seen some of the parade floats. we're gonna show them to new just a minute. we are -- these are the barricades going up apartment 9:30. we're here along market street. this
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
, authorities say the man does not live in the bay area but that he is a u.s. resident. >>> the state appeals court ruled judges can ban the use of medical marijuana as a use of probation for anybody selling marijuana. they have upheld it by the supreme your court -- superior court of new jersey judge and that judge blocked an antioch man during three years of probation for selling marijuana. >>> here in california, we have been paying less for gasoline this week. 26 cents a gallon less. the state area price, $4.14 and san francisco $4.48. stockton modesto, prices have fallen below $4 per gallon. and now the storm has caused them to stop production. >>> and the damage was caused by huricane sandy and a half a million people have lost electricity and the government is shut down and danger widespread. scott mcfarland has more on where the rain is still falling, scott? >>> it is more like an arctic wind and it got colder, temperatures are in the lower 40s but there is a windchill and we are seeing some with roads being mostly empty. it is just a wall of cars and the real story of what happened t
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. >> welcome back. a live picture of downtown baltimore. low 40's in the suburbs. the rain will stick around today. we had anywhere from 5 to 10 inches of rain yesterday. if you have a small creek or stream, it will most likely be running fall. the remnants of senate are drifting through western maryland. i think the snow is the bigger story today. over a foot of snow in some places in far western maryland. that is pretty impressive. most of garrett county is without power. they have wind gusts over 40 miles per hour and it is snowing. we could see a snowflake around baltimore, especially tonight. now it feels like winter. 43 at the airport. the wind
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> moderator: next question. today in his u.s. senate candidate at indiana's richard mourdock apologized for offending anyone forcing pregnancies from rape or something that god intended to happen. the accused democrats or distorting his comments, but even is today commenting the memo issue for voters, the campaign ads in this race were some $6 million will be spent in television advertising have focused on positions on abortion or when does life begin, women's reproductive rights. why is this issue in this campaign been so important? buerkle: we just heard dan maffei say it's important not to look back. one of the ways dan maffei doesn't look back and hold himself a couple for the votes he took for the district, with the affordable care act, cap-and-trade, stimulus bill, dodd-frank, is to create and distort and distract the this is a national campaign the democrats are running. he goes right along with his democratic party. i spent 16 years as a volunteer. i understand domestic violence to understand the victims of domestic violence and how they suffer. i am a mother of four daughters.
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
disasters in u.s. history. sandy, no longer classified as a hurricane, the foredafters telling us, it is packing hurricane-fourses winds. now we go to the extreme weather center with the very latest. >> reporter: you know what? the big concerns across the new york city subway system, the mta chairman is saying that they're probably facing the worst disaster they have had in the 108-year history of the subway system with the water in there. it is salt water. they have to figure out how to get that water out of the subway system. and when they do that, it is salt water, it is corrosive. they have to find a way to clean everything. we could be in a world of hurt in the transportation system, in new york city. so that's a big problem. we know that the tunnel between new york city and hoboken is across the hudson river. that's taking up water. the path tunnel, the train system, as well. so big, big problems and another high tide cycle that is going to come in at 9:00 in the morning. we'll see the storm surge or the water rising there. so we could see additional flooding, unfortunately.
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, then there is a process. here in d.c. the u.s. district court in d.c. for the judicial review they have 24 hours the case is under seal, the court has 24 hours after receiving the petition. if the court doesn't act within that 24 hours, the appointment is effective as an adderall. the decision to allow the appointment is not subject to stay if it goes up on appeal. once appointed they have broad authority similar to that we have in the financial and institutions under the fbi act and sola to the superpower over the last 75 plus years to resolve the financial institutions in a way that doesn't this route the competence and the financial system to resolve the power was include the ability to create a bridge bank, the ability to save litigation and the company. we have the ability to create and we have a claims process. the statute imposes losses first on shareholders than to the unsecured creditors we can repudiate contracts and enforce contracts that would otherwise be terminated as a result of the appointment. the statute also provides for liquidity and an orderly liquidation fund that allows the operati
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
steps right to the plate. host: about the ramifications of the storm here is "u.s.a. today" storm could leave 10 million without power. utilities stay on top of outages and press for the impact. that is "u.s.a. today." on the economy here is "u.s.a. today" as well how will sandy affect the economy? economic losses will likely exceed the $12 billion to $16 billion from hurricane irene which battered the northeast in august of 2011 says a chief economist. and an economics professor at smith ity of maryland school of business estimates it will result in about $35 billion to $45 billion total losses. and another company projects $10 billion to $20 billion of damage about half insured. property damage will be repaired and lost economic output will be adjust set by other increased activity as residents prepare for the hurricane. and here is another story about economic impact from "wall street journal." losses may exceed those of the 2011 storm. airlines and shippers expect an extended disruption. will cost them millions of dollars and leave thousands of fliers and goods stranded. airlines wi
PBS
Oct 29, 2012 5:30pm PDT
accounts for nearly 70% of the u.s. economy. the potential for government eavesdropping americans was back before t u.s. supreme court today. lawyers, journalists, and human rights activists argued they should be allowed to challenge parts of the foreign intelligence surveillance act. they argued innocent americans could be caught up in electronic spying on foreign targets. the justice department called that claim a "cascade of speculation." in syria, heavy air raids pounded the suburbs of damascus, syria, after a temporary truce collapsed over the weekend. this was supposed to be the fourth and final day of a u.n.- backed cease-fire, timed to coincide with a muslim holiday. but today, as many as 60 government air strikes hit rebel targets around the country. a car bomb also went off in the capital city, killing at least 15 people and wounding more than 40 others. activists also reported at least 150 people were killed in violence on sunday. the city of san francisco celebrated the giants' latest world series championship today. fans poured into the streets last night after their team swep
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 8:30pm EDT
was president of a pest control company in northfield and served as investigative counsel for the u.s. house oversight and government reform committee. gentlemen, welcome to chicago tonight. it's good to have you here. >> thank you. good to be here. >> moderator: you're both on record as saying you'd be open to raising revenue as part of a plan to balance the budget. congressman dold, your opponent says he'd support 70% in cuts versus 30% in new revenues. what percentage breakdown would you support? dold: i'm not so sure i have a percentage breakdown. i have worked with my colleagues on the other side of the aisle in the only bipartisan budget that's come to the floor in a generation and, frankly, we need to be talking about how we can get folks together, republicans and democrats alike. running an organization, i certainly know that the only successful organizations are those that come together and actually solve problems and have some sort of compromise. >> moderator: but in terms of a compass point, you were asked recently would you accept the $1 tax increase for $10 in cuts, and you said
PBS
Oct 29, 2012 6:30pm PDT
streak. a superstorm could hit the u.s. east coast in the next 12 hours. >> hurricane sandy is preparing to make landfall. forecasters say it is on track to combine with an oncoming cold front. >> new york city has come to a standstill. officials have shut down public transport, schools, and the stock exchange. >> the national hurricane service says the storm and is gaining strength as it turns toward the coast. >> in norfolk, va., hurricane sandy is hitting the coast with strong winds and heavy rains. some areas are already under water. even though the full force of the storming is yet to come. in ocean city, md., the first signs of the approaching storm can also be felt. authorities have closed the city's beach. >> this is a big one. it is supposed to be huge. everybody is supposed to evacuate from 17th street down. >> this is almost a ghost town. the residents have either left or barricaded themselves inside their homes. only a couple of daring beachgoers remain. >> [no audio] >> further north, in new york, preparations have been underway for days. people in low-lying areas are bracin
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
>>> super storm sandy is responsible for over a dozen deaths in the u.s. leaving millions without power and billions in damage. >>> federal, state and local resources will be pouring into the most affected areas as high winds and flooding continues into today. and with one week before americans fix their next president, thepossibility that the storm could impact a hugely important jobs report. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. well, it was everything we feared, and it's not over yet. sandy has claimed at least 16 lives, left more than 7 million without power, caused massive flooding and paralyzed cities and towns all across the northeast. it is no longer a hurricane, but it is a disaster. take a look at this brand new video as the roof of a shed is completely ripped away. this was during the height of the storm as it barreled into point pleasant beach, new jersey. that's one of the many spots along the jersey shore waking up to a mess this morning. >>> first, more amazing video. from water the fire, 50 homes are destroyed as flames tor
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
in this year's reliability rankings-- taking 7 of the top 10 spots. among u.s. car makers ford especially took a hit ending up at the bottom of the reliability list after making into the top ten 2 years ago. ford fell on consumer complaints about its infotainment and control system. meanwhile.. toyota is said to be on track to sell a record number of vehicles around the world this year. bmw's top luxury car is being recalled... again. more than 45,000 7- series sedans, model years 2005-2008 need repairs to correct a flaw that could cause them to roll away while in park. bmw says its a software problem on cars with keyless ignition. dealers wont be able to make the fix until march. last week, bmw recalled many of the same vehicles because some doors were not latching because of the software. its royal luster thanks to an 83 percent dive in earnings in the third quarter. this is the company's first full quarter as a publicly traded company and charges relating to that transition as well as struggles to attract new customers were additional challenges for the burger giant. the company did repo
KRON
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
. the death toll for the u.s. has now topped 17 people. but at least a hundred flights have been cancelled. they are filling their ripple effect of sandy. >> the markets are closed and this is the first time since 1888 if there have been two consecutive closings on wall street due the long serving--he was the head of store operations for six months and apple did not state the reason for his departure. the company is looking for a replacement. teachin >> the company credits him for bar of original architect of i as all. >> we have seen a lot of photos of facebook and twitter regarding hurricane sandy. quite a few photos have just been flying around. were you called post in and sharing theseteac this picture shows surgshowed ps of guards. this bottle of lady liberty shows that this is from the movie the day after tomorrow. this is a formal shop job taken by a photographer. this is scary clouds that look like they're want to swallow up the empire state building. this happened a year ago and this original one appeared in 2011. be careful where your files are coming from before you post them. t
SFGTV2
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, the light cycle built into it. >> it brings san francisco from one of the major cities in the u.s. to what is going to be the lead city in the country. >> city working on all sorts of things. we are trying to be new and innovative and go beyond the ada says and make life more successful for people. >> disability rights movement, the city has the overall legal obligation to manage and maintain the accessibility and right of way. with regards to the curb ramps, bounded by a groove border, 12-inch wide border. for people with low vision to get the same information. the shape of the domes, flush transition between the bolt bottom of the ramp and gutter. >> we have a beveled transition on the change in level, tape on the surfaces, temporary asphalt to fill in level changes, flush transition to temporary wood platform and ramp down into the street under the scaffoldinging. detectable ramps. they are all detectable. nothing down below or protruding that people are going to get snagged up on. smooth clean that nobody is going get caught up on. >> our no. 1 issue is what we see here, the uplifting
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
your mail carriers out there hard at work. this one came to us courtesy of beth. we looked at the u.s. postal service website and they will be working again today. neither rain, snow, or dark of night. >> make sure that you thank them. they are working hard. >>> all right. look at this picture. this is the tomb of the unknown soldier. this is dedication army guard stood watch over the tomb. despite the heavy rain and the high winds from hurricane sandy. this photo comes from the u.s. army. the tomb was built after world war 1 to honor the memory of soldiers killed in war. it has been guarded since 1948. >> that is an inspiring image there. so much of our lives were put on hold and stopped yesterday because of hurricane sandy. >> we took forgranted the fact that you can be inside and enjoy that. because a lot of people have to go to work. >>> yes. the storm of the force last night. what is in store for us today? >> we're getting lots of rain and heavy rain bands this morning. that will continue throughout the day and windy conditions throughout the day as well. tropical storm force win
Current
Oct 29, 2012 7:00pm PDT
believe on november 6th we'll have the first woman u.s. senator here in the state of wisconsin. >> jennifer: do you have results to see whether republicans or democrats have taken advantage of early voting? >> we are not able to track that way, but we are able to get a list of people that have early voted, and look at our records and the voters that we're targeting and look voter to voter who is voting. >> jennifer: so what have you learned? >> we feel very confident of where we're at. where we need our democratic base to turn out in early vote, they are doing absolutely that. >> jennifer: you are not giving me any firm numbers, but you are feeling good is what you're telling me? >> yeah, wisconsin is a little bit different of gauging the actual percent because of all of the different municipalities. some of the county clerks run the polling out of their homes. but our base needs to bring this home. and we feel very good. >> jennifer: all right. we are counting on you guys. don't disappoint the rest of the country. no pressure or anything. >> thank you very much
CNN
Oct 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
in the u.s. five alone in new york. 5.3 million people are without power. 23 states are under wind advisories. damage from the wind alone could top $3 million. and sandy is already response iblg f67 deaths in caribbeans. >> roads flooded out. the water rising above the cars in some locals. this historic superstorm made landfall over the most populated areas of the u.s. wind damage, power outages, storm surges, inland flooding, you name it, even snowstorms are threatening the lives and homes of 60 people from virginia to mags ma massachusetts. >> look at this. this is the crane atop a luxury manhattan skyscraper. now it's 730 stories. going up to 90. it's swaying back and forth over west 57th street. let's get to meteorologist ivan cabrera joining us with the latest on the superstorm. where is sandy right now? >> sandy is inland at this point here. unlike a hurricane, it's going to be a long one here. this is not weakening. remember, when a hurricane that makes landfall, we're relaxing a bit. the storm gets the energy from the ocean here. this is no longer a hurricane, no longer a t
FOX Business
Oct 30, 2012 3:00pm EDT
not lose power but with a generator inside. we talked to police and other officials, u.s. army corps of engineers, or -- no power and behind me is the sea wall where the surge came over and went 14 feet high. it was a record. at least the most in 50 years and certainly went far into the district and all the way outside just below the nyse-listed there were erroneous reporting last night on social media that the nice was being flooded. turns out that wasn't true. we did confirm with security outside it was never in danger of though it came to the southernmost that the point outside the stock exchange on broad street. we also did see near battery park tunnel some flooding areas and cars nearby that were almost completely submerged in water and the restaurant behind us, battery gardens you can see the water mark inside where they had flooding damage several feet high and causing an estimated half million dollars and that is just one business in lower manhattan. back to you. liz: that is the issue. businesses without power. when will they get up and running? thank you very much. the numb
FOX Business
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
that will take two days, then the ree restoration efforts, wee personal comes from across the u.s. gerri: how many people total? >> right now, we're working on 53,000 people that are working to restore electric device to the areas that have been impacted. gerri: one final question, it is interesting, in some ways the fact that cables underground have not been a help for some communities, why is that? >> unfortunately we had the surges, 10 to 12-foot, water got underground and destroyed our substation, we had to pump the water out, and replace those destroyed that takes time. gerri: it is amazing, david thank you, for coming on and talking about what has been going on, everyone i know in our building is trying to get pow or in their neighborhood. we hope you can restore it soon. >> thank you. gerri: all right, the superstorm sandy hurt our already struggling economy? storm the cost about $20 billion in damage. some predict 30 billion. in last business activity for more joining me now maryland economist, peter morici. welcome back, you had a number i saw nowhere else in estimates total costs, o
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00pm EDT
within minutes. because you cannot see or smell it, many are poisoned. the u.s. consumer product safety commission warns never, never, ever use a generator inside your home or your garage or your crawl space or your shed. opening doors and windows won't help. generators must be set up outside far from doors and windows and vents. >> we just said it yesterday and then it happened last night. >> some people are dealing with flooded basements. what's the wisdom here? what to do now on this day after in. >> how do you get it back to normal? this one takes a couple of steps. before you hire a contractor to help you dry it out, you might be able to get it back to normal yourself. first if the water was high in your basement over the electrical basements, you have to kill power to the basement before you go down. if your circuit breakers are in the basement, you have to call an electrician. to help get rid of the water, locate the drain in the floor of your basement or the outside stair well. if the water is more than two inches deep, you might want to rent a submersible pump to pump the water
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 4:30am PDT
. for the latest details we turn to jackie deangeles live at cnbc headquarters. >> reporter: the u.s. financial markets will be closed due to the storm. this is still electronic trading of stock futures and options. the new york stock exchange and the nasdaq intend to reopen on wednesday. they're going to test backup trading systems today. the last time that the nyse was closed more than a day because of the weather, that was 1888 when a snowstorm piled up 40-foot drifts in new york city. we're expecting one piece of economic data this morning on home prices and also the labor department says that it still plans to release the october jobs report as scheduled on friday, so all eyes will be on that and of course repairs for this storm that we've specio experienced. back to you. >>> it is 4:47. the devastation continuing out east. meanti meantime, we've got another slice of heaven out here. >> upper 70s today. >> wow. >> maybe a little rain on halloween but not until overnight. i think it's going for come down after all of us have made our way out to trick-or-treat. i will be trick-or-treating th
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